1 definition by PancakesPirate

Top Definition
Anything the media/government uses to blow out of proportion and strike fear into people.

Also see:
Swine Flu, Anthrax, Mad Cow, Cuba, Marijuana, Sars, Terrorism, Global Warming, Fuel crisis, etc. etc.
Hey James, did you hear about the swine flu epidemic that's going around? I feel pretty sick I think I might have it.

Dude, that's a typical effect of problem saturation. You're fine.
by PancakesPirate May 02, 2009
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